Dear Prospective Applicant:

Congratulations on taking the first step towards becoming a Rockwall Police Officer! We are excited that you’re considering joining our incredible team. The Rockwall Police Department is a professional and respected organization with a proud history and tradition. The City of Rockwall is a great place to live and work, and our schools are some of the best in the State of Texas.

Our staff makes this organization one of the most respected law enforcement agencies in the State of Texas. As Chief, one of my primary roles is to continue the tradition of the department’s core value of extraordinary customer service. We are passionate about our ability to continue to excel in this most critical area of policing and we strive to provide excellent police service every day.

The Rockwall Police Department is a diverse and innovative agency. Our department is comprised of 82 sworn officers and 21 civilian employees. We are a “Recognized Agency” in the Texas Police Chiefs Association’s Best Practices Program, which means our policies and procedures adhere to the highest standards in law enforcement today.

We are a community-oriented department, relying on cooperation with our businesses and citizens to meet our vision of, “Striving for Excellence through Community Involvement, One Interaction at a Time.” We are involved in numerous community education programs and have officers involved with students at each grade level.

We recognize the value and strength in employing a diverse workforce. The Rockwall Police Department is committed to the fair and equitable treatment of all applicants, and we encourage people of every origin and background to apply.

You will discover that we offer a meaningful and rewarding career to all of our employees. Our department offers educational and bilingual pay, as well as many other benefits.

I encourage you to learn more about your future agency by following us on social media, scheduling a ride along, or visiting our website,

Kirk H. Riggs
Police Chief
Rockwall, Texas Police Department


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